Program Overview

The hospitality industry is fast growing, and it continues to provide opportunities for graduates to succeed in a wide variety of areas. This program provides a pathway for students to acquire the knowledge, skills and experience needed to work successfully in a wide range of hospitality business management careers. In collaboration with highly qualified and experienced industry professionals, this program is designed to provide students with the most updated and in-depth knowledge and skills in the hospitality world. This program is offered in collaboration with the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI). Widely recognized as the pre-eminent leader in hospitality certification, the AHLEI certifies hospitality professionals in all facets of the hospitality, hotel and tourism industry.

The 10 theory courses are provided in a blended form, via classroom, distance education, and applicable activities (i.e. guest speakers, field trips). It also includes a co-op placement to apply the knowledge and skills gained in class.

Students will be able to gain work experience in hotels, airline companies, cruise ship companies, motels, recreational resorts, convention and catering firms, private inns or tour companies. Some may find jobs in food service or housing departments of public service organizations such as hospitals, colleges and universities.

Graduates will be able to use standard hotel operation systems, demonstrate deep understanding of hospitality management, practice efficient marketing and sales skills, deal with human resource issues, hospitality facilities, and front desk operations, and manage food and beverage operation and hospitality accounting procedures.

Career Opportunities

This program builds on the knowledge, skills, and previous experience and opens up careers in several areas, including the following National Occupational Classification (NOC) categories:

  • 0632 – Accommodation service managers
  • 6311 – Food service supervisors
  • 6313 – Accommodation, travel, tourism, and related services supervisors

Dependent upon experience and individual abilities, many employers will hire graduates not only in the supervisory positions, but other jobs within the various sections of the tourism, hospitality, and management fields.

Program Details

Theory Courses
    ENGL120 | Academic Writing II (80 hours)
    CMNS120 | Public Speaking – Presentation Skills II (80 hours)
    MKTG120 | Project Marketing – Advertising (80 hours)
    THMT101 | Tourism and Hospitality in BC (80 hours)
    THMT120 | Supervision in the Hospitality Industry (80 hours)
    MKTG140 | Hospitality Sales and Marketing (80 hours)
    HRMT140 | Managing Hospitality Human Resources (80 hours)
    CPDT101 | Career Developement (80 hours)
    DIGM120 | Digital Branding (80 hours)
    BUSN150 | Business Research (80 hours)
Work Experience (after theory courses completed)
    COOP139 | Co-op Placement (780 hours)

Fee Structure

Fees (in CAD) Domestic Students International Students
Tuition $12,600 $18,000
Assessment Fee $- $250
Application Fee $250 $1,000
Administration Fee $200 $200
Other Fees

Temporary Medical Insurance: $300 (International Only)

$2,000 $2,300
Textbook Fee $421 $421
Course Materials $395 $395
Total Fees $15,866 $22,566

All fees listed are non-refundable with these exceptions:

Tuition refunds are based on policy stated in the college’s enrolment agreement and bound by the Private Training Act Regulation.

Textbook and course materials fees may be partially refundable.

Requirements

  • High school graduates or mature student status (19 years or older at start of program)
  • Language requirement
    • English 12 (pass); or
    • IELTS 6.0 (5.5 Academic); or
    • College entrance test (63% minimum); or equivalent
  • International students must comply with the requirements of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada in respect to study permits

For more information on language requirements where internationally-recognized tests and other equivalencies are accepted, please consult with our admissions staff.

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